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Webinar Series (Recordings can be accessed on Sharepoint)

Upcoming Webinars:

  • 19.01.2022 Dr. Eran Edri, Department of Chemical Engineering at BGU, Israel (10 am Berlin time) - Small gap, large gap, the many many (band) gaps you meet: on the solid-state chemistry of trichalcogenides and chalcohalides and their application for photovoltaics
  • 26.01.2021 Dr. Patrick Schnell, HZB (10 am Berlin time) - The impact of surface modifications on the properties of
    α-SnWO4 photoanodes for photoelectrochemical water splitting


Past Webinars:

    • 24.11.2021 Dr. Dennis Friedrich, HZB (10 am Berlin time) Time-resolved microwave conductivity: measurement principle, dataanalysis and examples
    • 10.11.2021 Prof. Norbert Koch, Humboldt University (10 am Berlin time) - Electronic properties of metal halide perovskites and their interfaces: the basics
    • 25.10.2021 Prof. Juan Bisquert, Universitat Jaume I, Spain (10 am Berlin time) - Impedance/admittance spectroscopy and light modulated techniques for the study of energy conversion devices
    • 10.06.2021 Prof. Tom Markvart, University of Southhampton, UK, and Prof. Dr. Uwe Rau, FZ Jülich (3 pm Berlin Time) - Fermi levels and chemical potentials
    • 05.05.2021 Prof. Jean-François Guillemoles, French National Centre for Scientific Research (10 am Berlin time) - Thermodynamic View on a Solar Cell
    • 14.04.2021 Prof. Eugene Katz, Ben Gurion University, Israel (10 am Berlin time) - Degradation Mechanisms in Perovskites
    • 13.01.2021 Dr. Cellina Cohen-Saidon, GIF Israel (at 2 pm Berlin time) - Funding opportunities at GIF and tips for writing a strong proposal
    • 03.12.2020 PD Dr. Daniel Abou-Ras, HZB (9-12 am Berlin time) - Possibilities and Limitations of Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) on Halide Perovskites
    • 18.11.2020 Dr. Francesca Toma, Berkeley Lab at University of Carlifornia, US (at 4 pm Berlin time) - (Photo)electrocatalysis at Work: Understanding Chemical Transformations
    • 11.11.2020 Prof. David Tilley, University of Zurich, CH (at 10 am Berlin time) - Semiconductor-Heterojunction Approaches to Solar Water Splitting
    • 04.11.2020 Dr. Fatwa Firdaus Abdi, HZB (at 2 pm Berlin time) - Overcoming Material and Device Challenges in Solar Water Splitting
    • 09.09.2020 Dr. Sonya Calnan, HZB (at  2 pm Berlin time) - Towards high efficiency tandem hydrogen generation solar cells
    • 02.09.2020 Dr. Ronen Gottesman, HZB (at 2 pm Berlin time) - Overcoming Phase-purity Challenges in Complex Metal Oxide Photoelectrodes
    • 26.08.2020 Prof. Dan Oron, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel (at 2 pm Berlin time) - Coherent Low Frequency Raman Microspectroscopy
    • 19.08.2020 Prof. Menny Shalom, Ben Gurion University, Israel (at 2 pm Berlin time) - Synthesis of Carbon Nitride Based Materials for Solar Fuel Production 
    • 12.08.2020 Dr. Sivan Rafaely-Abramson, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel (at 2 pm Berlin time) - Exciton Phenomena in Functional Materials from Many-Body Perturbation Theory
    • 24.06.2020 Dr. Daniel Gravé, Ben Gurion University, Israel (at 2 pm Berlin time) - Extraction of the mobile charge carrier photogeneration yield spectrum in metal-oxide photoelectrodes
    • 17.06.2020 Dr. Omer Yaffe, Weizmann Institute of Science (at 2 pm Berlin time) Anharmonic Semiconductors - Lessons Learned from Halide Persovskites
    • 11.06.2020 Dr. Thomas Dittrich, HZB (at 2 pm Berlin time) Tutorial on surface photovoltage measurements
    • 04.06.2020 Prof. Christiane Becker, HZB (at 2 pm Berlin time) - Light management in perovskite-silicon tandem solar cells
    • 14.05.2020 Prof. Lioz Etgar, Hebrew University, Israel (at 2 pm Berlin time) - Low dimensional perovskite: stability, solar cells and nanostructures
    • 05.05.2020 Prof. Eva Unger, HZB (at 2 pm Berlin time) - The lifetime of perovskites. Part 1: Birth and Adolescence
    • 30.04.2020 Dr. Martin Stolterfoht, University of Potsdam (at 2pm Berlin time) - The efficiency potential of neat perovskite films and the role of interfaces in perovskite solar cells

Awards and other Hi-Score News

Past online meetings

Hi-Score Transferrable Skills Course in November, 2021 continued from May/June

"Professional Development for Young Scientists" with hfp consulting


Hi-Score Transferrable Skills Course on Oct 27th-28th, 2021

Scientific Writing and Publishing of Journal articles

In this workshop, we will discuss how to navigate the different steps of publishing and how to deal with the peer review process, increasing the chances of acceptance


Hi-Score Transferrable Skills Course in May/June, 2021

"Professional Development for Young Scientists" with hfp consulting


Hi-Score Online Meeting on March 15th, 2021

Please find the full program here


Hi-Score Online Meeting on January 25th, 2021

Please find the full program here!


Joint Hi-Score and HyperCells Meeting Online 12.-14.10.2020

Please find the final program here!


You can find all pdf and video presentations on our HZB cloud Nubes. For access, please contact us directly.

Events of interest to the HI-SCORE community:

HI-SCORE in the media

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